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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1874,0808.214

  • Description

    Seated female figure (sibyl ?), turned to right, in dress revealing her right shoulder, and holding book in left hand
    Woodcut, printed from two blocks, on blue paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1623-1650
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 270 millimetres (sheet; probably cut)
    • Width: 184 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    From an unidentified set? Passavant ('Le Peintre-graveur', Leipzig, 1864, vol. 6, p.240) describes a series of eight woodcuts representing allegorical figures, which are quite similar to this one.

  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1874

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1874,0808.214

Seated female figure (sibyl ?), turned to right, in dress revealing her right shoulder, and holding book in left hand  Woodcut, printed from two blocks, on blue paper

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Seated female figure (sibyl ?), turned to right, in dress revealing her right shoulder, and holding book in left hand Woodcut, printed from two blocks, on blue paper

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